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Congressional Clowns: A fool by any other name is still in Congress

WASHINGTON: Congress has taken the place of Hollywood these days. At least as far as comedy goes. If Will Rogers were alive today, he would find it hard to believe the wealth of comedic material available.  Only, Hollywood has no sense of humor, so that train has left the station. And all those clowns becoming ...

President Trump, Syria, Congress: We the people vs. we the war people

WASHINGTON: The war world of Washington wrecks the so-called checks and balances not only in the Constitution but in the soul of the old Union. And the “we the people” concept is forgotten. Since 1946 (after WWII) over 100,000 Americans have died in combat without a single declaration of war being passed by Congress Article ...

Republicans ebbing support of Free Trade and balanced budgets

WASHINGTON: In the past, Americans seemed to understand a difference in economic policy between the two parties.  Democrats, we thought, supported deficit spending and, with the embrace of labor unions, tariffs upon foreign products, to protect American manufacturers from competition.  Republicans and conservatives, on the other hand, call for balanced budgets and free trade. Now, ...